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Marcia C. Inhorn is Founding Editor of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. At Yale University, she is the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs in the Department of Anthropology and The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, where she has served as Chair of the Council on Middle East Studies. A specialist on Middle Eastern gender, religion, and health, Inhorn has conducted research on the social impact of infertility and assisted reproductive technologies in Egypt, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Arab America over the past thirty years. She is the author of four award-winning books on the subject, including her most recent, The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East (Princeton University Press, 2012). Her newest book, Cosmopolitan Conceptions: IVF Sojourns in Global Dubai, is forthcoming from Duke University Press. Inhorn is also the editor or co-editor of nine volumes, including Globalized Fatherhood (Berghahn, 2014), Medical Anthropology at the Intersections: Histories, Activisms, and Futures (Duke University Press, 2012), and Islam and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Sunni and Shia Perspectives (Berghahn, 2012). She has been a visiting faculty member at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and was the inaugural Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor at the Centre for Gender Studies at the University of Cambridge. Inhorn has served on the Board of Directors of the Middle East Studies Association, and received the 2013 Middle East Distinguished Scholar Award given by the Middle East Section of the American Anthropological Association. Inhorn received her Ph.D. in Medical Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley.

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